A biodegradable product has the ability to breakdown, safely and relatively quickly, by biological means into raw materials of nature and disappears into the environment.
LDegradable bags, which are currently supplied across India by other companies, partly breakdown however not completely. The result of this action is the remains of the plastic shreds, which then become harmful to the environment. A biodegradable bag on the other hand completely disappears and is compost able, hence enhancing the nutritive value of the remaining soil. .
Starch is the reserve carbohydrate of plants. The modification of its properties by chemical means is a key factor in its use in corn-starch based biodegradable bags. These bags are not as strong or durable as polymer (plastic) bags. .
Yes. As previously mentioned the biodegradable bag is compost able, and non-toxic, hence enhancing the nutritive value of the remaining soil. .
The product has a shelf life of up to 18 months in packed conditions. .
ADegradation takes place between 60-180 days once buried. .
Surprisingly the high quality biodegradable bag is competitively priced and is nearly on par with the common plastic bag in the market place. .